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Sermon on the Mount 13

Serving Mammon 6:19-24 This one makes no reference to the Talmud, and only an indirect reference to the Old Testament. Jesus equates evil to being double-minded, in the sense of unfaithful to God. Righteousness is indicated with the Greek word … Continue reading

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Can’t Hack God

In the middle of the night, I wake up to find my soul singing the praises of God. This is hardly some kind of ritual discipline; I can’t shut it off. This is the natural state of someone who has … Continue reading

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Covenant Book: 07 How We Live

The American mind is exceedingly uncomfortable with the idea that reality is fluid and not static. Indeed, no two of us will experience reality exactly the same. That’s because reality is a person. While all of us will share enough … Continue reading

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Some More Big Picture

We are fallen; we were designed for Eden, but we got kicked out. In our fallen state, we will never really get back into Eden. However, Scripture talks about a symbolic return to Eden, a foot-in-both-worlds type of existence. It … Continue reading

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Don’t Build; Discover

Brother Jay recently wrote about the movie, Blade Runner 2049. It’s been garnering a lot of attention due to it’s attempt to raise questions about reality and what it means to be human. I’m not likely to see the movie … Continue reading

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One Source

I’m not going to tell you that is no power outside the biblical Covenant of Christ. When Moses stood up in Pharaoh’s court, we see that the magicians were in some ways on par with Moses in terms of wonders. … Continue reading

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No Flag to Wave

I needed the reminder. It’s not a matter of hostility, not on my end. But I do have a sense of what Paul felt (Acts 18:5-6) when he made the decision to cease working through the synagogues. After the unbearable … Continue reading

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